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CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 1A. STRUCTURE OF COUNTY GOVERNMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 2. ADMINISTRATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 2B. AGRICULTURAL LAND PRESERVATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 3. AIR QUALITY CONTROL - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 3A. ALARMS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 5. ANIMAL CONTROL - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 8. BUILDINGS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 8A. CABLE COMMUNICATIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 10B. COMMON OWNERSHIP COMMUNITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 11. CONSUMER PROTECTION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 11A. CONDOMINIUMS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 11B. CONTRACTS AND PROCUREMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 13. DETENTION CENTERS AND REHABILITATION FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 15. EATING AND DRINKING ESTABLISHMENTS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 16. ELECTIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 17. ELECTRICITY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 18A. ENERGY POLICY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 19. EROSION, SEDIMENT CONTROL AND STORMWATER MANAGEMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 19A. ETHICS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 20 FINANCE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 21 FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 22. FIRE SAFETY CODE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 22A. FOREST CONSERVATION - TREES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 23A. GROUP HOMES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 24. HEALTH AND SANITATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 24A. HISTORIC RESOURCES PRESERVATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 24B. HOMEOWNERS’ ASSOCIATIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 25. HOSPITALS, SANITARIUMS, NURSING AND CARE HOMES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 25A. HOUSING, MODERATELY PRICED - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 25B. HOUSING POLICY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 26. HOUSING AND BUILDING MAINTENANCE STANDARDS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 27. HUMAN RIGHTS AND CIVIL LIBERTIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 27A. INDIVIDUAL WATER SUPPLY AND SEWAGE DISPOSAL FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 29. LANDLORD-TENANT RELATIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 30. LICENSING AND REGULATIONS GENERALLY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 30C. MOTOR VEHICLE TOWING AND IMMOBILIZATION ON PRIVATE PROPERTY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 31. MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 31A. MOTOR VEHICLE REPAIR AND TOWING REGISTRATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 31B. NOISE CONTROL - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 31C. NEW HOME WARRANTY AND BUILDER LICENSING - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 33. PERSONNEL AND HUMAN RESOURCES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 33B. PESTICIDES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 35. POLICE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 36. POND SAFETY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 38A. RADIO, TELEVISION AND ELECTRICAL APPLIANCE INSTALLATION AND REPAIRS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 40. REAL PROPERTY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 41. RECREATION AND RECREATION FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 41A. RENTAL ASSISTANCE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 42A. RIDESHARING AND TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 44. SCHOOLS AND CAMPS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 44A. SECONDHAND PERSONAL PROPERTY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 45. SEWERS, SEWAGE DISPOSAL AND DRAINAGE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 47. VENDORS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 48. SOLID WASTES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 49. STREETS AND ROADS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 50. SUBDIVISION OF LAND - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 51 SWIMMING POOLS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 51A. TANNING FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 52. TAXATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 53. TAXICABS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 53A. TENANT DISPLACEMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 54. TRANSIENT LODGING FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 55. TREE CANOPY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 56. URBAN RENEWAL AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 56A. VIDEO GAMES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 57. WEAPONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 59. ZONING - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 60. SILVER SPRING, BETHESDA, WHEATON AND MONTGOMERY HILLS PARKING LOT DISTRICTS - REGULATIONS
MISCELLANEOUS MONTGOMERY COUNTY REGULATIONS
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Sec. 26-10. Maintenance of nonresidential property.
   The owner of each nonresidential property, including any property converted from residential use, must comply with the following requirements:
   (a)   Grounds maintenance.  Each lawn or other land not covered by a structure must be properly maintained reasonably free of erosion, gullying, and missing ground cover.  All weeds and grass must be cut periodically, and must not grow more than 12 inches high when required by Chapter 58.  Lawns, shrubbery, trees, vines, hedges, dead trees or branches, and other vegetation must be maintained so they do not endanger public health or safety.
   (b)   Structure maintenance.  Each structure must be structurally sound and maintained in good repair.  Each surface exposed to the elements and susceptible to deterioration must be painted or provided with a suitable, weather-resistant protective coating sufficient to prevent deterioration.
   (c)   Exterior surfaces.  Each exterior surface and appurtenance, such as a wall, window, door, roof, canopy, step, walkway, planter box, or sign, must be maintained in good condition, with materials having properties and qualities substantially equal to the original materials, and substantially free from damage and deterioration.  Each exterior surface must be maintained free of flaking, peeling, or loose paint, and graffiti as defined in Section 32-12A.
   (d)   Rubbish and garbage.  All rubbish and garbage must be stored in approved containers as required by Chapter 48.  The owner and each tenant of a nonresidential structure are both responsible for providing sufficient rubbish and garbage containers to prevent overflow, and for maintaining the premises as required by Chapter 48.  Litter, rubbish, refuse, and garbage must not remain on the property outside of approved storage containers, or containment areas approved for bulk objects, for more than 24 hours.  An owner or tenant of any nonresidential property must not let trash, litter, or rubbish be carried to or deposited on any street, sidewalk or other public or private property.
   (e)   Paved surfaces.  The paved and gravel surfaces of each entry apron, driveway, sidewalk, and parking lot must be maintained in good, serviceable, and safe condition.
   (f)   Public nuisance.  Each owner, after notice, must eliminate any condition which creates a public nuisance in a manner that will prevent its reoccurrence.  (1988 L.M.C., ch. 23, § 2; 2002 L.M.C., ch. 15 , § 1.)
   Editor’s note—Former § 26-23, “Minimum standards for nonresidential property,” was repealed, reenacted with amendments, renumbered § 26-10, and retitled pursuant to 2002 L.M.C., ch. 15 , § 1.
   Editor’s note—Former § 26-10, “Responsibilities of owners and occupants,” derived from Mont. Co. Code 1965, § 91-9; Ord. No. 6-162, § 2; 1982 L.M.C., ch. 19, § 2; 1988 L.M.C., ch. 23, § 1; 1997 L.M.C., ch. 1, § 1, was repealed by 2002 L.M.C., ch. 15 , § 1.
   Editor’s note—Former § 26-10A, “Security requirements for rental dwelling units and personal living quarters,” which was derived from 1982 L.M.C., ch. 19, § 3; 1998 L.M.C., ch. 23, § 1 and 1997 L.MC., ch. 1; and former § 26-21, “Smoke detectors” which was derived from 1977 L.M.C., ch. 9, § 2; 1978 L.M.C., ch. 40, § 2; 1980 L.M.C., ch. 29, § 1; 1984 L.M.C., ch. 24, § 29; 1988 L.M.C., ch. 23, § 1; 1996 L.M.C., ch. 20, § 1; 1998 L.M.C., ch. 12, § 1; 2001 L.M.C., ch. 14 , § 1; 2002 L.M.C., ch. 16, § 2, were repealed, reenacted with amendments, renumbered § 26-8, and retitled pursuant to 2002 L.M.C., ch. 15 , § 1.